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Counselling and Mental Health

Counselling is a therapy which involves talking through your problems to a counsellor. There are several types of talking therapies and they can be used to treat a number of health conditions including mental health.

External Websites:

Counselling - NHS Choices

Mental Health - NHS Choices


Bullying UK


The Royal College of Psychiatrists

Cruse: Bereavement Counselling

Gloucestershire Counselling Services:
Alma House 52/53 High Street Stroud, GL5 1AP
Email: info@gloscounselling.org.uk
Website www.gloscounselling.org.uk

Listening Post: Tel 01452 383820

Let’s Talk: Information, guidance, and therapy during times of stress, anxiety, or depression.
Website: www.talk2gether.nhs.uk.
Tel: 0800 0732200 (Mon - Fri 0830 - 1730).

SHARE (14-18 Year Olds): 01452 500300.  Westgate Street, Gloucester.

Videos from NHS Choices:

Dr Stephen Pilling, a consultant clinical psychologist, describes the different talking therapies that can help people overcome a range of problems, from depression to stress.

Phils brother Simon has a mental illness. The brothers explain how mutual support has helped them to cope with the illness.